Feds this morning arrested the business manager and union president of a Paramus-based electricians union local, according to a report in the Bergen Record.
Business manager Richard "Buzzy" Dressel and Union President John DeBouter were arrested for allegedly embezzling union funds.
"An eight-count indictment, returned by a federal grand jury in Newark, outlined a conspiracy between 2008 and 2010 in which two union officials and others allegedly embezzled $145,973 in salary and benefits that were paid to Dressel’s wife, Kathleen, who is named as an unindicted co-conspirator," the Record reported.
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“Unfortunately for the governor, the investigation appears to be turning him into a more polarizing figure. As recently as late last year, his approval numbers were consistently bigger than his disapproves - by a pretty big margin - and more voters liked everything about him than disliked everything about him. One of the defining characteristics of the governor that makes him a nationally sought after Republican is his widespread appeal in a Democratic state. Bridgegate continues to erode that asset.” - FDU Poll Director Krista Jenkins.- PolitickerNJ.com
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